Survey of Accounting, 1st Edition

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Survey of Accounting, 1st Edition

Paul D. Kimmel and Jerry J. Weygandt

Survey of Accounting is ideally suited for a one-semester introductory accounting course. This program explains accounting concepts without the use of debits and credits, while emphasizing the importance of financial statements and the decision-making process.

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Paul D. Kimmel, Ph.D., CPA, received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and his doctorate in accounting from the University of Wisconsin. He is an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has public accounting experience with Deloitte & Touche (Minneapolis). He was the recipient of the UWM School of Business Advisory Council Teaching Award, the Reggie Taite Excellence in Teaching Award, and a three-time winner of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at the University of Wisconsin. He is also a recipient of the Elijah Watts Sells Award for Honorary Distinction for his results on the CPA exam. He is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Institute of Management Accountants and has published articles in the Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Advances in Management Accounting, Managerial Finance, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, as well as other journals. His research interests include accounting for financial instruments and innovation in accounting education. He has published papers and given numerous talks on incorporating critical thinking into accounting education and helped prepare a catalog of critical thinking resources for the Federated Schools of Accountancy.

Jerry J. Weygandt, Ph.D., CPA, is Arthur Andersen Alumni Emeritus Professor of Accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Illinois. Articles by Weygandt have appeared in the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accountancy, and other academic and professional journals. These articles have examined such financial reporting issues as accounting for price-level adjustments, pensions, convertible securities, stock option contracts, and interim reports. Weygandt is author of other accounting and financial reporting books and is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Wisconsin Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has served on numerous committees of the American Accounting Association and as a member of the editorial board of the Accounting Review; he also has served as president and secretary-treasurer of the American Accounting Association. In addition, he has been actively involved with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has been a member of the Accounting Standards Executive Committee (AcSEC) of that organization. He has served on the FASB task force that examined the reporting issues related to accounting for income taxes and served as a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation. Weygandt has received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Beta Gamma Sigma Dean’s Teaching Award. He is the recipient of the Wisconsin Institute of CPA’s Outstanding Educator’s Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2001, he received the American Accounting Association’s Outstanding Educator Award.

1. Introduction to Financial Statements
2. A Further Look at Financial Statements
3. The Accounting Information System
4. Accrual Accounting Concepts
5. Fraud, Internal Control, and Cash
6. Recording and Analyzing Merchandising Transactions, Receivables, and Inventory
7. Reporting and Analyzing Long-Lived Assets
8. Reporting and Analyzing Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
9. Financial Analysis: The Big Picture
10. Managerial Accounting
11. Cost-Volume-Profit
12. Incremental Analysis
13. Budgetary Planning
14. Budgetary Control and Responsibility Accounting
15. Standard Costs and Balanced Scorecard
16. Planning for Capital Investments

A. Apple
B. Columbia
D. Double-Entry Accounting System
E. Time Value of Money

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